Lesson Pre Quiz




1. The format of a document determines a reader's first impression about the author and the message.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



2. Which of the following does NOT belong on a format-proofreading checklist?
a) Is the font standard throughout?
b) Are quotations cited accurately?
c) Are there any spelling errors?
d) Do page headers appear on all pages?
e) Don't Know



3. It is acceptable to use several different styles as your guidelines in proofreading.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



4. A style sheet
a) is an invaluable tool for a proofreader.
b) is a list of strict rules to be followed during a project.
c) provides a way to keep track of the rules.



5. Use ____-inch margins on all sides of a document.



6. If the document is to be bound, use a one-and-one-half inch margin on the ______ side only.



7. On the title page of a bound document, use a _____ margin of one-and-one-half inches.



8. To be consistent, use a _____-pt. font in Times New Roman or Courier.



9. Leave two spaces after a period.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



10. In most cases, do not justify the right margin of a document.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



11. Which is/are true about paragraph indentation? (Choose all that apply.)
a) If the text is double-spaced, indent five spaces for each new paragraph.
b) If the text is single-spaced, indent five spaces for each new paragraph.
c) If the text is double-spaced, use block paragraphs.
d) If the text is single-spaced, use block paragraphs.



12. Place page numbers one inch from the _____ edge of the document on the first line of every page.



13. For page headers, place two or three words of the ______ five spaces to the left of the page number on every page.



14. Spell "Website" as a closed compound when used as a noun.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



15. For documenting source material, when the name of the author is part of the formal structure of the sentence, put only the year of publication and page number inside the parentheses following the author's name.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



16. When the author is not part of the formal structure of the sentence, both the author and page number appear in parentheses.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



17. When a source with multiple authors is cited a second time, use the first author's surname followed by _________.



18. Write footnotes and endnotes with their corresponding superscript number and the first line indented.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



19. When a direct quotation is used, always include the author, publisher, year, and page number as part of the citation.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know



20. Enclose a quotation of fewer than 40 words in double quotation marks and incorporate it into the formal structure of the sentence.
a) True
b) False
c) Don't Know




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